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2011-07-23

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Amy Winehouse dead at 27

British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in London. The body of a 27-year-old woman was found at the address at 3pm

British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in London. The body of a 27-year-old woman was found at the address at 3pm

Sport

Evans set to become first Australian to win the Tour de France

Australia’s Cadel Evans has seized the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey after a thrilling penultimate stage in Grenoble on Saturday. The

Australia’s Cadel Evans has seized the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey after a thrilling penultimate stage in Grenoble on Saturday. The

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Profile of alleged Norway attacker

The man charged with carrying out the twin attacks is said to be a former member of an anti-immigration party and the author of blogs criticising

The man charged with carrying out the twin attacks is said to be a former member of an anti-immigration party and the author of blogs criticising

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UK singer Amy Winehouse found dead

British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has reportedly been found dead at her home in London.   She was found this afternoon. Her death has been

British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has reportedly been found dead at her home in London.   She was found this afternoon. Her death has been

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Protesters gather for Madrid rally

They have spent the last month marching towards Madrid from cities all over Spain. “Los Indignados”, or the “Outraged” movement arrived the Spanish

They have spent the last month marching towards Madrid from cities all over Spain. “Los Indignados”, or the “Outraged” movement arrived the Spanish

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Shock and tears reverberate through Norway

Passers-by have gathered to pay their respects in the centre of the Norwegian capital. Oslo’s name will now be added to those of New York, London

Passers-by have gathered to pay their respects in the centre of the Norwegian capital. Oslo’s name will now be added to those of New York, London

Nocomment

Massive heat wave blankets US

Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the East Coast and in the Midwest to try to cope with a massive heat wave that has killed at

Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the East Coast and in the Midwest to try to cope with a massive heat wave that has killed at

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Norway Massacre: PM and royals visit families

On Saturday, Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg met the families and colleagues of the victims of Friday’s massacre on Utoeya island. He said

On Saturday, Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg met the families and colleagues of the victims of Friday’s massacre on Utoeya island. He said

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Latvia votes in historic referendum

Latvians are on Saturday voting in an historic referendum aimed at curtailing corruption in what is one of Europe’s poorest countries. The poll will

Latvians are on Saturday voting in an historic referendum aimed at curtailing corruption in what is one of Europe’s poorest countries. The poll will

Business

Second bailout package for Greece

This week’s edition of Business Weekly focuses, once again, on the euro debt crisis that took a dramatic turn this past week. After eight hours of

This week’s edition of Business Weekly focuses, once again, on the euro debt crisis that took a dramatic turn this past week. After eight hours of

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Belgium bans the burqa

Belgium became the second European country to ban the burqa, or Muslim face veil on Saturday. The decision was widely criticised, especially by

Belgium became the second European country to ban the burqa, or Muslim face veil on Saturday. The decision was widely criticised, especially by

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Norway twin attacks: 92 dead

The death toll from Friday’s twin attacks in Norway has risen to 92, say police.   At least 85 people were shot dead by a lone gunman at a youth camp

The death toll from Friday’s twin attacks in Norway has risen to 92, say police.   At least 85 people were shot dead by a lone gunman at a youth camp

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Norway attacks motive: PM won't speculate

As Norwegians began to face up to the extensive loss of life from yesterday’s twin attacks in Oslo and Utoeya, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

As Norwegians began to face up to the extensive loss of life from yesterday’s twin attacks in Oslo and Utoeya, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

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84 dead in Norwegian island shooting: police

At least 84 people have been confirmed dead in the shooting spree at a youth camp on Utoeya island, Norwegian police said on Saturday. Officers

At least 84 people have been confirmed dead in the shooting spree at a youth camp on Utoeya island, Norwegian police said on Saturday. Officers

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Obama calls emergency talks with top lawmakers

US President Barack Obama called an emergency meeting with top legislators on Saturday after Republican House Speaker John Boehner pulled out of

US President Barack Obama called an emergency meeting with top legislators on Saturday after Republican House Speaker John Boehner pulled out of

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Norway attacks: island survivors tell of ordeal

Survivors of Norway’s Utoeya island shooting have described how a summer camp organised by the ruling Labour party turned into a “war zone”. The

Survivors of Norway’s Utoeya island shooting have described how a summer camp organised by the ruling Labour party turned into a “war zone”. The

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Markets welcome Greek rescue deal

Markets rallied on Friday as euro zone leaders agreed a new 109-billion-euro bailout for Greece. Stocks rose over the past week in all major

Markets rallied on Friday as euro zone leaders agreed a new 109-billion-euro bailout for Greece. Stocks rose over the past week in all major

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Norway PM vows not to bow to violence

Norway will not be surrender its democratic values under pressure from violence, the country’s premier Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday. The

Norway will not be surrender its democratic values under pressure from violence, the country’s premier Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday. The

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US blogger uncovers fake Apple stores

Sydney, Barcelona and Milan have all seen new Apple stores open this year. But it’s unlikely the Chinese city of Kunming was on the tip of Steve

Sydney, Barcelona and Milan have all seen new Apple stores open this year. But it’s unlikely the Chinese city of Kunming was on the tip of Steve

Europe

Close up: have euro zone leaders saved the euro?

Europe’s big guns have been quick to say the latest bail out for Greece and the steps taken to end the debt crisis are robust and decisive. Germany’s

Europe’s big guns have been quick to say the latest bail out for Greece and the steps taken to end the debt crisis are robust and decisive. Germany’s

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84 dead in Norwegian island shooting: police

At least 84 people have been confirmed dead in the shooting spree at a youth camp on Utoeya island, Norwegian police said on Saturday. Officers

At least 84 people have been confirmed dead in the shooting spree at a youth camp on Utoeya island, Norwegian police said on Saturday. Officers

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Norway shocked by double terror attacks

Norway has been shocked after twin terror attacks killed at least 17 people on Friday. Police said late on Friday that at least nine or ten victims

Norway has been shocked after twin terror attacks killed at least 17 people on Friday. Police said late on Friday that at least nine or ten victims

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Norway attacks: how they unfolded

The Friday mid-afternoon peace in Oslo was shattered when an explosion ripped through the heart of the capital of Norway. Without warning the

The Friday mid-afternoon peace in Oslo was shattered when an explosion ripped through the heart of the capital of Norway. Without warning the